Tag Archives: 1900s

NaNo Day three inspiration: Collar and cuffs

The well-dressed professional woman smartened up a simple blouse with collar and cuffs in the 1900s. These Kate stitched herself, according to Great Aunt Muriel. I love to think of my MC placing these neat stitches into each wonderful worked … Continue reading

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Inspirations: Looking for the soul

I’ve been digging back into Kate’s artifacts this week, collecting photos to share with the historian in Burley when we go on a research visit this weekend. Yes, finally!! I’ll see Kate’s home in real life, and walk where she … Continue reading

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NaNo Day thirty inspirations: A post card, and the end

One of my favorite postcards from the astonishing collection I have is this one, and I love both front and back. This photo of the front is blurry; my apologies for early morning before-work photos taken with my phone. I … Continue reading

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NaNo inspirations Day 5: Kate’s eggs

If you’ve never seen a glass egg (or a wooden or stone one), they are designed to encourage chickens to nest where you want them to, rather than any old place like on the floor of the coop, or in … Continue reading

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